Clinical Activities

At Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, we provide students with the chance to learn and practice in multiple clinical settings at some of the best teaching hospitals in the region and country. Affiliated teaching hospitals are viewed as an extension of the School's academic and research expertise. Our Affiliates include the following hospitals:

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Consistently voted as one of the nation's best hospitals, Cleveland Clinic is recognized for its outstanding clinical care and its commitment to academic excellence. Home to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, a unique medical program that trains students to be physician investigators, the Clinic sponsors one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country with more than 900 residents and fellows in a wide range of specialties.

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For over 175 years, MetroHealth has served the medical needs of the Cleveland community and surrounding areas of Cuyahoga County and is a leader among public hospital systems. As a major teaching hospital in Northern Ohio, MetroHealth has maintained a tradition of excellence in academics and research. Intensive training for physicians and medical professionals is offered in many medical specialties.

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University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is the primary teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. UH Cleveland Medical Center offers a full range of primary and specialty care for adults and children, and includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children's HospitalUH MacDonald Womens Hospital, and Seidman Cancer Center. Together, UH Cleveland Medical Center and the School of Medicine form the largest biomedical research center in Ohio.

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Affiliated with Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine, School of Dentistry and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center trains more than 1,000 students, residents and fellows each year, encompassing 26 disciplines and involving 50 affiliations with schools, colleges and universities.

Other Resources

KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP)

The Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) KL2 is designed to enhance the training of individuals interested in multidisciplinary  clinical research. The CTSC is one of 60 academic health centers nationwide receiving a Clinical Translational Science Award from the NIH  to improve the efficiency, quality, and impact of the biomedical research enterprise. 

Learn more about the Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP)

Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program (CORP)

The purpose of this Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program (CORP) is to provide interdisciplinary training in clinical and translational oncology research for clinical oncology junior faculty physicians who are interested in pursuing academic research careers as physician scientists.

Learn more about the Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program (CORP)

Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC)

Homepage for the Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative, supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. The Collaborative’s partners consist of Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Cleveland Clinic, the MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. 

Learn more about the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC)